TITLE

Decline of lung function and development of chronic airflow limitation: a longitudinal study of non-smokers and smokers in Busselton, Western Australia

AUTHOR(S)
Peat, J K; Woolcock, A J; Cullen, K
PUB. DATE
January 1990
SOURCE
Thorax;Jan1990, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66046201

 

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